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5 entries for December 2010

Get tunnel toll prices for 2011

Posted on: Thursday, 16 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

You can now get the new rates for crossing the Mont-Blanc and the Fréjus tunnels as well as the Grand Saint-Bernard tunnel (Italian side). ...

Hammond joins FTA to celebrate logistics delivering Christmas

Posted on: Wednesday, 15 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category Media and campaigns

On Tuesday 14 December, FTA held a special event to celebrate the hard work the logistics industry takes on at this time of year. ...

Winter driving in Europe

Posted on: Tuesday, 7 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

Members are advised that they are now able to visit a country by country survey of legislation on the use of snow chains and winter tyres, available on the international road freight pages of the FTA website. To access the pages, proceed as follows. ...

Safe use of X-ray scanners

Posted on: Tuesday, 7 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

Border, port and other inspection authorities are increasingly using non-intrusive inspection scanners to generate interior images of commercial vehicles. ...

DocStop emergency medical services in Germany

Posted on: Tuesday, 7 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

Roadside medical services are few and far between for international drivers. Possibly the most well developed system is that offered in Germany, known as DocStop and operated by the non-commercial association "DocStop for Europeans e.V.". ...